Thursday, 20 October 2011

Date Surprise (Quick fix)


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Generally sweets are associated with a lot of sugar & ghee. Here’s a healthy option to the usual DIWALI sweets. 

INGREDIENTS:
Dates: 200 g
Milk powder: 1 cup
Cashew nuts: 2 tbsps
Sugar: 1 tbsp
Ghee: 2 tsps
Cardamom: 2 powdered
Baking soda: a small pinch

METHOD:

Chop dates fine, also the nuts.
Heat a non stick pan with a teaspoon of ghee, fry the nuts & add chopped dates.
Sauté well till soft & can be rolled. Keep aside to cool. Divide into evenly sizes balls.
In the meantime, mix milk powder, sugar & cardamom powder with 5 tablespoons of water.
Add a small pinch of baking soda & transfer into a greased plate & steam for half an hour.
Cool & make balls of this.
Take a date ball, flatten it on your palm, place a milk ball in the centre & cover it well with the date coating.
VOILA! A healthy sweet is ready.

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